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About Me 5' 10", 170 lb, 41" chest
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Too slow! Mont-Bell say their Exceloft insulation is great when wet. It is pretty packable, not a belay jacket. I found it to be very little insulation density, but also warmth came from having...

In GEAR » Summer Insulation Layer Sugg.
December 23, 6:08pm

Re: Summer Insulation Layer Sugg.
You get daily thunderstorms there, so synthetic? Or down, because so bringable and you can protect it. Depending on the temps you expect, you can determine an appropriate thickness. That is m...

In GEAR » Summer Insulation Layer Sugg.
December 23, 5:54pm

avatar week
Yep, been switching it alot this week. Unemployed right now! and hurt a bit.

In Make Your Own Gear » Homemade Backpack
December 23, 5:15pm

re leather boots
It's great in some ways, but still quite a barrier to drying, especially when wearing thick or double socks. I am thinking winter, with snow. Footwear is so specific. Carol Crooker wrote in ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Shoemaking advice?
December 23, 4:22pm

Re: New Alphamini and 20% off at Oware Online Shopping Cart
Thanks, got a rad pad.       !

In Gear Deals » New Alphamini and 20% off at Oware Online Shopping Cart
December 23, 1:13am

beautiful cobblery
the last frontier of MYOG? For glue, if you are avoiding contact cement, including the 3M spray, instead maybe try Instant Krazy Glue® Wood and Leather Salomon made some softshell shoes. In...

In Make Your Own Gear » Shoemaking advice?
December 22, 5:20pm

Re: Contact Lenses Freezing Solution
Put them under your body, pillow, or sleeping pad? Why do they need to be flat?

In Philosophy & Technique » Contact Lenses Freezing
December 22, 12:38am

2008 best gyear ever
☺ Mont-Bell Ex Light down jacket: 6.2 oz.      3/4" of fairy down for layering. Full zip, size Large. Worn on top, it floats, so.. weightless? ☺ Backcountry.com ...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2008 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
December 21, 8:06pm

Cuben OK
It well may be stronger, but likely they have the same suspension, so no more weight-carrying comfort. I love seeing weird packs out there. Come on man! it's the finest hand-rolled Cuben!

In Make Your Own Gear » Homemade Backpack
December 21, 6:50pm

Re: suggestions for the beginner
Nice list, Mike. It says you sleep in your Driducks coat at least sometimes. How that's going on the fabric? I just made a bivy top out of it and am concerned about long term durability - don&...

In GEAR » suggestions for the beginner
December 21, 6:26pm

All Reader Reviews by Paul Tree

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Golite 2006 Reed Pants
I have a later version with leg zips. When hiking steep uphills, these pants are a real handicap because they try to keep you from lifting your knee. Made my summit twice as hard to keep fighting that...

In Clothing - Raingear
November 02, 10:24am

OR Verglas Gaiters (mens)
You rate them without ever having used them? That is beyond belief. Quote: "I give these a 4, without using them outside at all, so be aware they may be a 5 for a particular use." Or,...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
November 11, 1:31pm

GU Energy Gel
They do work, better than PowerGel. Faster than food. Works fine at low temps. I don't mind the taste or texture. I've gone snowboarding all day with no other food than 5 GU packets. Cons:...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
October 17, 4:10pm

Jocalat bars (by Larabar) Chocolate
These things are awesome. 240 calories and very small and uber healthy. They had them at Trader Joe's.

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
October 17, 4:02pm